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The Media unit provides the community with updates on events, achievements and new initiatives within the department and in preschools, primary and secondary schools.

Contacting the media unit

All media enquiries regarding public education and child care should be directed to the Department for Education Media Hotline on (08) 8226 7990. This line is attended at all times for media enquiries. Media may also send requests through to Education.mediaunit [at] sa.gov.au

Latest news

Year 7 to high school pilot update

28 May 2019

More than 360 families have registered interest in enrolling their child in one of the pilot schools moving year 7 to high school.

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STEM Aboriginal student congress

27 May 2019

Budding young Aboriginal scientists, engineers and mathematicians will congregate for the third annual STEM Aboriginal student congress.

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Space experience for students

20 May 2019

Secondary student will have access to work experience in the states space sector.

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More students sit NAPLAN online

14 May 2019

82,000 students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 from across the state will begin taking part in NAPLAN testing today.

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New partnership to tackle bullying

13 May 2019

YACSA will be working with students to take an in-depth look into bullying to explore what can be done to address the issue.

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Glossop High School to receive $17m boost

7 May 2019

Glossop High School is set to receive a $17.2 million redevelopment funding boost to bring together its two campuses.

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Students celebrate women's suffrage

6 May 2019

Students in years 6 to 8 are invited to take part in a research competition to mark the 125th Anniversary of Women’s suffrage in SA.

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Progress on Aboriginal Education

29 April 2019

The Expert Advisory Panel heading up the Aboriginal Education Strategy met for the first time today.

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High speed internet rollout

10 April 2019

High speed internet rollout gathers pace, with more than 20,000 students already connected.

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New academy for teachers launched

10 April 2019

South Australia’s new professional learning academy for teachers, known as Orbis, has been officially launched.

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